Mesh-repaired complete sternal cleft complicated by multi-resistant bacterial infection

Pim B Olthof, Derk A Colenbrander, Martijn Van Der Kuip, Hugo A Heij

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Sternal cleft is a very rare congenital anomaly, which can occur as an isolated or associated with other anomalies. We report a patient with a mesh-repaired complete sternal cleft complicated by infection with a multi-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The patch was surgically removed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number30
Pages (from-to)30
JournalAPSP journal of case reports
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2014

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